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On behalf of Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman, Abdul Mohsen Al-Muneef, deputy governor, honored SABIC for its strategic sponsorship of the Corporate Social Responsibility Forum in Madinah. Yaarob Al-Thenayan, director, Global Corporate Social Responsibility, received the honorary plaque on behalf of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC).
Organized by the Madinah Chamber of Commerce and Industry on March 17 and 18, the forum aimed at promoting key concepts of…
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Qatar Shell was recognised at the Reyada Award ceremony for the company's outstanding support to Qatari entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
H E Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, presented Qatar Shell with the 'Outstanding Entrepreneurial Support' Gold Award in recognition of the company's successful corporate social responsibility initiatives.
In partnership with Qatar Development Bank, Qatar Shell…
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Our world, including the region we live in, is undergoing an exciting transformation as the awareness of corporate responsibility gradually grows, in turn positively affecting the way in which we do business. While this is undoubtedly a good thing – for companies, the economy and communities alike – conditions are ripe for organisations to embrace the concept of corporate accountability, and in turn reap the benefits and value creation that this mindset will…Continue
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Falconcity of Wonders, FCW, has reaffirmed its continued commitment to Dubai Police at the White Points System Conference, in line with its corporate social responsibility efforts towards society and the country at large.
Falconcity of Wonders, the Diamond Sponsor of the event, participated in the conference to support the efforts of Dubai Police to reduce the number of death caused by accidents to zero death by the year 2020.
A report by…
Added by CSR Middle East on April 6, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
The Boehringer Ingelheim Stroke Academy, was launched by the leading pharmaceutical company, to establish optimum Stroke Management protocol in the region. The first of its kind effort introduced in the region, the Stroke Academy aims to bring together leading international experts, cardiologists and neurologists to highlight the unmet treatment challenges and identify effective measures. The stroke academy will not only bring forth the best medical practices in the management of…Continue
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Sixty-two students have won prizes at the Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation’s (SABIC) huge environment painting and photography contest.
The contest was held in parallel with the waste-free campaign organized by the company in collaboration with the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) in Jubail, Riyadh and Yanbu.
Over 6,000 students from 600 schools in Riyadh, Yanbu and Jubail participated in the…
Added by CSR Middle East on March 5, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
Maersk Oil Qatar, the country’s largest offshore oil producer and Vodafone Qatar have come together to help address one of Qatar’s most pressing challenges – road safety. Hundreds of students at Park House English School in Doha have benefitted from a week-long road safety event, featuring one-to-one coaching and a state-of-the-art road safety simulator, that sought to highlight positive road behaviours among young people.
Road accidents are fast becoming a global epidemic,…Continue
Added by CSR Middle East on February 26, 2015 at 3:05pm — No Comments
Saahtain Foods, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, gave 15,000 Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) to the UAE Red Crescent. The UAE Red Crescent thanked Saahtain Foods for this unique and innovative donation of Tayyib Meals, a brand of Saahtain Foods especially designed for Humanitarian and Disaster Relief.
An additional 5,000 meals were given to UAE Red Crescent on behalf of Darvesh Group as part of the group’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to support the Tarahamu…Continue
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If we look at CSR now and few years down the line, the questions are going to be asked primarily on did it really create an impact on the ground?
The answer will come from Social Audit. Only when you evaluate the programmes on the ground and find out the lasting impact it has left will answer to the question whether CSR helped in furthering the developing agenda of the nation and that should actually be the primary focus of CSR.
It is important for the policy makers to create a…Continue
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Consider these trends: 92% of employees’ social connections don’t follow the brand they work for
Shares on social media by employees has an impact of 8 times than those done by companies
About 33% of employees post messages, videos and pictures on social media about their employer without any encouragement from the employer.
65% of people globally would prefer to work for an organization with a powerful social conscience
It is evident from the above that not just the…
Added by Aniisu on February 15, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments
More than 30 employees from Tamani Marina hotel, the leading hotel in family tourism in the United Arab Emirates, participated with families, children, government agencies and private institutions in the march of Dubai Cares for Education in 2015, which was organized by Dubai Cares in support of education in developing countries.
Walid Al-Awa, general manager of Tamani…Continue
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Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), one of the pioneers of corporate social responsibility initiatives in Bahrain, provided sponsorship support for the Second Bahrain International Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Conference/Exhibition.
Held under the kind patronage of Energy Minister Dr. Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza in the period February 9-11, the theme for the Second Bahrain International Corporate Social Responsibility Conference and Exhibition is "Beyond…
Added by CSR Middle East on February 12, 2015 at 12:25pm — No Comments
BRJ Recruitment International, the Dubai-based arm of Bab Rizq Jameel, is participating in the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre’s (DMCC) first Career Fair, which will take place at the DMCC today (Feb. 12).
BRJ Recruitment International is a pioneer in executive search, selection and recruitment of specialist, and other managerial, talent, providing recruitment services to candidates and corporate clients across the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT)…
Added by CSR Middle East on February 11, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Canon Emirates, a leader in imaging solutions, has been re-certified to the ISO 14001 environmental management standard following an external environment audit reporting no ‘non-conformities’. The recertification highlights Canon’s ongoing commitment to meet all applicable environmental regulations while continuously improving its environmental performance in the local community.
The internationally recognised ISO 14001 standard, to which more than 800 Canon sites worldwide are…Continue
Added by CSR Middle East on January 26, 2015 at 4:24pm — No Comments
Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, and Bee’ah, the Sharjah Environment Co., the Middle East’s leading and award-winning fully integrated environmental and waste management company, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement.
The MoU will have Air Arabia and Bee’ah…Continue
Added by CSR Middle East on January 12, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
As a global energy supplier, RasGas is committed to making a difference in the lives of the communities where it lives and works, in Qatar and abroad, through its ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes. As part of its ongoing CSR programme, RasGas and KOGAS held a special event to mark the opening of the ‘Moonlight Children’s Park’ at Dong-gu District in Daegu Metropolitan City following the completion of the renovation of the park facilities. The renovation of ‘Moonlight…Continue
Added by CSR Middle East on January 10, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
In recognition of its numerous philanthropic initiatives and its role as one of leading financial institutions in the field of CSR, Bank Sohar has received the distinguished Tatweej Academy’s ‘Golden Order of Merit in the field of CSR’ at the recently held Tatweej – Arab Leaders and Leading Organizations Grand Finale Ceremony 2014. This award marks the third that the Bank has received this year alone for its CSR efforts, having previously won the ‘Green Campaign of the Year’ award for its…Continue
Added by CSR Middle East on January 6, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has become the first founding partner of IMPACT 2030: The global initiative for the advancement of corporate volunteering.
IMPACT 2030 was introduced at the United Nations on Friday (Dec. 5), on International Volunteer Day where the Ritz-Carlton and the fellow founding partner companies showcased the meaningful difference their employees are making locally, nationally and internationally through corporate volunteering.
Added by CSR Middle East on December 16, 2014 at 5:29pm — No Comments
Bank Sohar, in its effort to ensure the continued wellbeing of the community and as part of its ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility programme, has extended its support to Omani Women’s Association – Al Amerat Branch. The support was extended in order to support association activities.
The donation cheque was handed over at Bank Sohar’s Amerat Branch to Ms. Fatma Ramadan Bahajaj, Head of Omani Women’s Association – Al Amerat, by Mr. Mazin Al Raisi, AGM & Head of Marketing and…Continue
Added by CSR Middle East on December 16, 2014 at 5:24pm — No Comments
NCB Capital, a top wealth management services firm in the GCC and Saudi Arabia’s largest asset manager, has sponsored a new fully equipped lab at Effat University in Jeddah in a move to spread financial literacy among Saudi youth.
The lab comprises 25 computer machines and includes hardware and software utilising the latest technologies which help students to monitor financial markets and train them on making sound investments.
Added by CSR Middle East on December 10, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments